One of Ireland's most prolific singer/songwriters and actors who has a career spanning over 30 years Maria Doyle Kennedy in conversation with Sinéad discussing everything from her new album, her film work, writing an album in lockdown and performing as part of this years' Drogheda Arts Festival. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The multi talented Maria Doyle Kennedy joins us to talk music, art, love and life. We read from episode 6, season 5. 'Better To Marry Than Burn.' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Our guest: singer, songwriter, actress and filmmaker Maria Doyle Kennedy. Maria’s albums include 2001’s Charm, Mutter ( 2007), Sing (2012), and her most recent eponymous release. As well as being a gifted interpreter of other artists’ material and a former member of Hothouse Flowers and The Black Velvet Band, Maria is an acclaimed actress, best known for her roles in Orphan Black, Dexter, Downton Abbey, The Commitments, Queer As Folk, Sing Street, The General, Outlander and many other film and television productions. She has also most recently become a director in her own right, having completed the short films A Different Kind of Day and Colour Code. This episode was produced with the support of Wexford Arts Department, Wexford County Council and Wexford Public Library, and was recorded in front of a live audience by Dan Comerford. Pic: Michael Duggan
36: The Wizard Of Oz with Maria Doyle Kennedy LIVE at the Dublin Podcast Festival
Well we did it. We did a live show at the Dublin Podcast Festival. We did a quiz that went on slightly longer than planned and then we talked to singer and actor Maria Doyle Kennedy of The Commitments, Orphan Black, The Tudors, Dexter, Father Ted, and loads more about The Wizard Of Oz with some detours along the way to talk about mermaids, ghosts, Billie Holiday, and Maria’s directorial debut A Different Kind Of Day, before we finished with a song from Maria and her husband Kieran (who is a lovely man) from Maria’s self-titled new album which is available now. As you can hear from the episode we were delighted to meet Maria and do a live episode so thanks to everyone who came and thanks to HeadStuff and Aiken for organising a podcast festival and letting us be a part of it. Thank you also to everyone at The Workman’s Club who made it happen and to Sarah Garvey for looking after us. Relevant Twitter accounts for this episode: Maria Doyle Kennedy (@mariadkennedy) Ellen Tannam (@incogellen) Alan Maguire (@alan_maguire) Juvenalia (@Juvenalia_Pod) If you like Juvenalia and would like us to succeed in life then consider rating and/or reviewing us on your local podcast app. And tell your friends, that’s the best thing. Join The HeadStuff Podcast Network on Facebook Credits Juvenalia original artwork by Dee McDonnell This episode was recorded by Sarah Garvey and James @ The Workman’s and produced by Brian
This week Roísín is joined by the singer and actor Maria Doyle Kennedy, who shares her approach to her art, two new tracks, and the tale of a clever ruse her husband used to get her attention at the start of their relationship.
Woodsongs 725: Crystal Bowersox and Maria Doyle Kennedy
CRYSTAL BOWERSOX catapulted from the coffeehouses and subway tunnels of Chi-cago to millions of homes across America when she placed second in Season 9 of American Idol by her emotive folk-rock-country style. Old soul voice, care-free style and "don't mess with me" attitude set her apart from the other contestants and landed the self-taught songstress performances with the like Joe Cocker, Harry Connick, Jr., and Alanis Morrissette. Her latest is 'All That For This' . MARIA DOYLE KENNEDY gained international acclaim for her roles on esteemed films and television series like Dexter, Downtown Abbey, and The Tudors. From Ireland, her fifth solo release 'Sing', is a 10-song collection co-written with husband Kieran Kennedy, featuring duets with Damien Rice, Paul Brady and, on 'Yes We Will', the legendary John Prine. Richly imagined, 'Sing' marries folk forms with torch-song melodies, flamenco rhythms, avant-rock, Celtic, Mediterranean and Appalachian airs.